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The Unified Patent Court – another twist in the road or just more of the same?

The White Paper was produced by UK Government to propose a relationship between the UK and the EU post-Brexit. But what does it mean for the UPC?


Four years after the U.S. Supreme Court shook the patent world with its string of subject matter eligibility cases, the U.S. patent system still lacks firm footing on what constitutes patent eligible subject matter.

Is this How Brexit Might Sustain the UPC?

The UK has ratified the UPC Agreement – this is a good thing for the UPC. However, the stumbling block for the UK’s continued membership of the UPC is that the UPC is subject to the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which is a no-no for the UK post-Brexit.